Calculating percentage from a decimal or a fraction requires multiplying by 100. For a decimal, this means moving the decimal point two places to the right; for example, .28 equals 28 percent. To convert fractions, the n... More » Math Fractions & Percentages

The formula template for calculating percentages in Microsoft Excel is Part/Total = Percentage. This is nearly identical to the basic mathematical formula for determining percentages, with the only difference being that ... More » Technology Software

To find a percentage increase, divide the difference between the new and old value by the old value, explains The result is then multiplied by 100 to give the percentage. More » Business & Finance Financial Calculations

The fraction 11/20 translates to 0.55 in decimal form. To convert a fraction to a decimal, simply divide the fraction's bottom number, or denominator, into its top number, or numerator. More »

The fraction 11/12 is converted to the decimal 0.916666, which can be rounded to 0.9167. Students can find the answer either by performing a long division of 11 by 12 or by using certain facts, such as the fact that 1/12... More »

As a decimal, the fraction 1/6 is equivalent to 0.1666, with the 6 repeating to infinity. To make it easier to write, one has the option of rounding the answer to 0.2, 0.17 or 0.167, for example. More »

The fraction 5/6 as a decimal is approximately 0.83. The decimal number system has the ability to write any number, even ones that are not whole numbers, by using a decimal point. Each number to the right of the decimal ... More » Math Fractions & Percentages